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Definition of "wizard" []

  • One who practices magic; a sorcerer or magician. (noun)
  • A skilled or clever person: a wizard at math. (noun)
  • Archaic A sage. (noun)
  • Chiefly British Slang Excellent. (adjective)
  • Archaic Of or relating to wizards or wizardry. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wizard" in a sentence
  • "` ` Which only goes to show '', said Colombo, ` ` that sorcery is somewhat akin to business, and now that I think of it '', said Colombo, ` ` I believe that the term wizard of industry is perhaps not entirely a misnomer. ''"
  • "AVPM is a play, written and performed by a theatre company, and what we call wizard rock is just the soundtrack."
  • "Once the wizard is complete, hopefully you will see a dialog that sets up XP for use, which will take quite a while."